Situated about 30 km from Heraklion city and east of Hersonisos, Stalida is an excellent tourist resort, which attracts thousands of tourists every summer. Its marvelous sandy beaches, the fascinating landscape and the hospitality of its inhabitants are only some of the features that make Stalida so popular among tourists. The long sandy bay and the lush vegetation dominate the landscape of Stalida. This tourist resort offers relaxed holidays in a pleasant and friendly atmosphere. In Stalida you will find from medium-size resort hotels to small pensions and self-catering apartments, most of them with beautiful and well-groomed gardens.
There are numerous taverns serving Greek specialties, as well as international cuisine restaurants. Along the sandy beach you will also find pubs, bars and cafes. Stalida’s nightlife isn’t as big when compared to its neighbours. However, its proximity to the bigger and livelier tourist resorts of Hersonisos to the west and Malia to the east makes Stalida an ideal place for those who wish to combine relaxation with entertainment.